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The Lover

The Lover

A Feature film by Jean-Jacques Annaud

Produced by Renn Productions

Release in France : 22/01/1992

    Synopsis

    Indochina, in the late 1920s. On a ferry across the Mekong, a French teenage girl meets the Chinese Man. She is fascinated by his riches and elegance, and accepts a lift in his limousine to complete their journey. Together, they enter a whirlwind of reckless, all-consuming passion, born from desire and suffering. A forbidden affair whose fate is already decided.

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    Actors (11)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Renn Productions

    Foreign production company :

    Burrill Productions Ltd

    French distribution :

    AMLF

    Co-production :

    France 2 Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pathé Films

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    International releases (26)

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    About

    On the 30th anniversary of its release in France, (re)discover Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Lover, an adaptation of the best-selling novel by Marguerite Duras. A powerful, intimate, and sensual story.

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (22)

    Executive Producer :

    Claude Berri

    Adaptation :

    Gérard Brach, Jean-Jacques Annaud

    Sound Recordist :

    Laurent Quaglio

    Voice :

    Espérance Pham Thái Lan

    Director of Photography :

    Robert Fraisse

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Gabrielle Mairesse, Isabelle Sauvanon

    Sound Editor :

    Laurent Quaglio

    Production Designer :

    Thanh At Hoang

    Music Composer :

    Gabriel Yared

    Costume designer :

    Yvonne Sassinot de Nesle

    Narrator :

    Jeanne Moreau

    Assistant directors :

    Frédéric Auburtin, Isabelle Henry

    Author of original work :

    Marguerite Duras

    Screenwriters :

    Gérard Brach, Jean-Jacques Annaud

    Co-producers :

    Jacques Tronel, Timothy Burrill

    Assistant Operator :

    Alain Herpe

    Editor :

    Noëlle Boisson

    Assistant editors :

    Diane Logan, Céline Migeon

    Art director :

    Ambre Fernandez-Sansonetti

    Casting :

    Olivier Mergault, Francine Cathelain

    Sound Mixer :

    Christian Wangler

    Still Photographer :

    Benoît Barbier

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Literary adaptation

    Themes :

    Love

    Production language :

    English

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    No

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1991

    French release :

    22/01/1992

    Runtime :

    1 h 52 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    66462

    Visa issue date :

    15/01/1992

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby A

    Rating restrictions :

    Under 12